Hanoi capital allows home treatment for coronavirus cases

VOV.VN - The Party Committee of Hanoi on November 29 permitted to municipal administration to pilot home treatment for mild and asymptomatic cases of COVID-19.

Such measure will be deployed if F0 cases meet certain conditions set out by the health sector, said the city’s Party leadership.

They asked localities to be well prepared, including medication distribution, to support F0 cases and ease pressure on COVID-19 treatment hospitals.

The city also plans to resume face-to-face lessons for high-school students on December 6.

Secondary school students are set to return to school as soon as COVID-19 vaccinations are completed.

The Hanoi Centre for Diseases Control reported that the number of locally acquired coronavirus infections is increasing considerably these days.

As many as 2,267 new cases have been reported in the city from November 21 – 29, or 284 cases daily on average. 56 cases more than the average figure recorded in the previous week.

Notably, two thirds of the total infections were those who have already received two doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Just 9.4% of the infections were first dose recipients.